Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-296

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 19, 2017
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    • 813-247-8060

    Hit And Run Fatality

    Deputies want to identify the driver that struck a pedestrian.
    • Tuesday
    • July 18, 2017
    • Time: 10:38 PM
    • West Waters Avenue and Wilsky Boulevard


    Sherry Lynn Hunter (Fatality
    DOB: 1-31-56
    5676 Tranquility Oaks Drive


    On July 18, 201 at 10:38 pm, the pedestrian, Sherry Hunter was crossing West Waters Avenue, just east of Wilsky Boulevard (not in a crosswalk), when she was struck by an unknown vehicle traveling westbound on Waters Avenue. Hunter died at the scene. Traffic Homicide unit was called to the scene and investigation reveals that the vehicle was a silver in color 2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck with front end damage to the grill and headlight.

    (Not actual vehicle)

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.


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